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A Golden Adventure: the First Fifty Years of Ultramar

By: Author Unknown

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Hurtwood: 1985

Seller ID: 5106

ISBN: 0903696355

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


In DJ; Blue cl. Illus (color & B&W photos, maps, map eps) . Index. History of British oil company; 4to; 287 pages View more info

Precious Stones: A Popular Account of Their Characters, Occurrence, and Applications, with an Introduction to Their Determination for Mineralogists, Lapidaries, Jewellers, Etc. with an Appendix of Pearls and Coral (2vols)

By: Bauer, Max

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1969

Seller ID: 51340

Condition: Very Good


Name/date penned on front free endpapers; Paperbacks. Color plates, drawings, maps. Appendices, index. 1st published in 1896; 8vo; xxii + 627 pages View more info

Fire Mountain: The Eruptions of Mount St. Helens

By: Boly, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Cathco Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 27781

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. 74 pp. Color & B&W photos (including 1 foldout) ; 4to; 74 pages View more info

Chislehurst Caves

By: Chislehurst Caves

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kent, UK, Chislehurst Caves: 1960

Seller ID: 34586

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. 14 pp. Tourist booklet for system of British caves; 12mo; 14 pages View more info

Roadside Geology of Colorado

By: Chronic, Halka

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing: 1989

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 26992

ISBN: 087842105X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Xiv + 335 pp. B&W photos, maps. Glossary; 8vo; xiv + 335 pages View more info

The Gem Kingdom

By: Desautels, Paul E

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Seller ID: 84

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In DJ; Purple cl. Color & B&W illustrations. Index. All about gems & gemstones; 4to; 252 pages View more info

The Book of Diamonds: Their History and Romance from Ancient Indian to Modern Times

By: Dickson, Joan Younger

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3201

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


In edgeworn DJ; Blue cl. B&W photos, drawings, art repros. Glossary, biblio, index; 8vo; xiv + 239 pages View more info

The Principles & Practice of Geophysical Prospecting Being the Report of the Imperial Geophysical Experiment Survey

By: Edge, A.B. Broughton and T.H. Laby

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, University Press: 1931

Seller ID: 7383

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Binding edgeworn, 1" separation to top of front gutter; Brown cl. B&W photos, diagrams & maps (some foldout) . Index. Results of geophysical survey conducted in Australia; 4to; xvi + 372 pages View more info

A Cooperative Investigation of Precision and Accuracy in Chemical, Spectrochemical and Modal Analysis of Silicate Rocks

By: Fairbairn, H. W

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C, Us Gpo: 1951

Seller ID: 16204

Condition: Good


Some loss to spine, title page foxed, covers sl faded; Paperback. 71 pp. Tables, diagrams (1 foldout) . Geological Survey Bulletin 980; 12mo; 71 pages View more info

Out of the Crater: CHRONICLES of a VOLCANOLOGIST

By: Fisher, Richard V.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 40100

ISBN: 0691002266

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In DJ; Gray cloth hardback. B&W photos. Glossary, index. Author's experiences studying volcanoes; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages View more info

Murmurs from the Deep Scientific Adventure in the Caribbean

By: Fonteneau, Gilles; (translated From The French by George Holoch)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Arcade Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40495

ISBN: 1559707763

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by author. Paperback. Colleague of Jacque Cousteau's experiences studying underwater tectonic plates in the Caribbean ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Rocks in Her Head

By: Forman, Dorchen (Ed. )

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lake Dallas, TX, Siwash Enterprises: 1987

Seller ID: 10907

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. B&W photos, drawings. Collection of memoirs by the wives of petroleum geologists; 12mo; viii + 97 pages View more info

Henry Darwin Rogers, 1808-1866: American Geologist

By: Gerstner, Patsy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, University Of Alabama Press: 1994

Seller ID: 3000

ISBN: 0817307354

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ; Brown cl. Abbreviations, notes, biblio. , index; 8vo; xiv + 311 pages View more info

Riding the Winds of Change: the Chronicles of Jack Hall

By: Hall, John with Patricia Vaughn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chula Vista, CA, ICAN Press Book Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 9309

ISBN: 1881116514

Condition: Very Good+


Wraps. Maps. Autobiography of oil industry pioneer who helped found Shell Oil Company in the early 1930s; Small 8vo; iv + 162 pages View more info

Riding the Winds of Change: the Chronicles of Jack Hall

By: Hall, John with Patricia Vaughn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chula Vista, CA, ICAN Press Book Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 19749

ISBN: 1881116514

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. Iv + 162 pp. Maps. Autobiography of oil industry pioneer who helped found Shell Oil Company in the early 1930s; Small 8vo; iv + 162 pages View more info

Vom Umgang Mit Steinklopfern

By: Jackli, Heinrich

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Zurich, Flamberg: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23819

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In mylar DJ in slipcase, slipcase slightly tanned; In German. Signed/inscr by author. Illustrated hardback binding. Drawings. Book on geology; 8vo; 79 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Beaches Are Moving: The Drowning of America's Shoreline

By: Kaufman, Wallace and Orrin Pilkey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Garden City, Anchor Press/Doubleday: 1979

Seller ID: 42986

ISBN: 0385143648

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


In lightly edgeworn DJ, name penned; Maps. Biblio, index. Study of erosion along U. S. Coastlines; Small 8vo; ix + 326 pages View more info

Soil Survey of Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Number 26, Series 1924)

By: Latimer, W.J. and M.O. Lanphear

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils: 1929

Seller ID: 49330

Condition: Very Good


Corners slightly bent; Paperback. Tables, large color map tipped in to rear free endpaper; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages View more info

Elementary Geology of Tennessee. for the Use of the Public Schools and Other Institution of Learning

By: McAdoo, W.G. and H.C. White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tavel, Eastman & Howell: 1875

Seller ID: 45703

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Binding copy, half of backstrip gone, remaining half starting, binding very edgeworn/rubbed, notes in pencil on front endpapers, signature midway through book nearly detached, light foxing throughout ; Hardback (black spine/brown boards), engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 118 pages View more info

Late Quaternary Mollusks of the Rio Grande Valley: Caballo Dam, New Mexico to El Paso, Texas

By: Metcalf, Artie L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press / UTEP: 1967

Seller ID: 52827

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. B&W illustrations. Literature cited, appendix; Science Series, Number One; 8vo (8.4 X 5.8 X 0.7inches); 62 pages View more info